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Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
There is time for everything.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our love is here to stay.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
The heart that loves is always young.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
If you can dream it, you can do it.
I know that I will die laughing.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
To know me is to love me.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Truth fears no questions.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)